Who We Are
Jamie Harper, Director
Jamie Harper studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield and trained on the Directors’ Course at LAMDA. Directing credits include The Hundred We Are (Hobo Theatre at The Yard); Archipelago (Hobo Theatre at Camden People's Theatre); Hunger (Hobo Theatre at E5 Bakehouse); Heaven in Berlin (Hobo Theatre at Testbed1); The Return of Colmcille (Derry, UK City of Culture Festival); La Turista: Cafe Duende (Hobo Theatre at Morito Tapas); Roundabout (Hobo Theatre at The Bush); The Wolf (Network Theatre); Invasion! (Tooting Arts Club - Time Out Critics' Choice); Our Town (Rose Theatre, Kingston); Beyond the Pale (Southwark Playhouse); A Real Humane Person Who Cares and All That (Arcola); Invisible Storms (Cock Tavern - Time Out Critics' Choice); Sound Dust (Theatre 503) The Six-Days World (Finborough); The Things Good Men Do (Lyric Hammersmith); The Vanek Plays (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Infant (Old Red Lion); A Lie of the Mind (BAC); and Left, an improvised play for BBC Radio 4.
Assistant/Associate credits include The Winslow Boy (Theatre Royal, Bath); A Christmas Carol (Rose Theatre, Kingston); The English Game (Headlong, National Tour); The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other (National Theatre); Mother Courage and Her Children (English Touring Theatre); Merry Christmas Betty Ford (Lyric Theatre, Belfast) and Love and a Bottle (Young Vic). In addition to his directing work he has taught acting and text at LAMDA, East 15, Central School of Speech and Drama, the Arts Educational School, London South Bank University and Kingston University. Awards include the Northern Ireland Arts Council Tyrone Guthrie Bursary, the JMK Directors’ Award, the National Theatre Cohen Bursary for which he was Resident Director at the National Theatre Studio and a Winston Churchill Trust Travelling Fellowship to research game design at the University of Miami. He has recently been selected to participate in Zecora Ura's 2015 DRIFT International Residency for interactive media artists.
Hugo Thurston, Producer/Actor
Hugo Trained as an actor at The Poor School. Theatre includes The French Lieutenant's Woman (National Tour), Quartermaine's Terms (National Tour), A Slight Ache (The Gate), and Friends Uninvited (Esk Valley Theatre Company). He was a founder member of Humphrey Carpenter's Mushy Pea Theatre Company with writing and acting credits on Babes (Shaw Theatre) and Mr Majeika (Chipping Norton Theatre). He was also a founder member of Toughpoint Theatre Company, formed to fulfill a commission from the Oxfordshire Health Authority to produce a touring adaptation of Diary of a Teenage Health Freak. More recently he joined Sturdy Beggars Theatre Company and produced the highly successful Princess Ivona and The Wolf (both at Network Theatre). For Hobo Theatre he has produced Roundabout (Bush Theatre); La Turista: Cafe Duende (Morito Tapas); Heaven in Berlin (Testbed1) and Hunger (E5 Bakehouse).
Tiffany Wood, Writer/Actor
Tiffany Wood read English at Durham University and later trained in Paris with Philippe Gaulier where she studied devising, writing and directing, as well as performing. In 2004 Tiffany and her writing partner were awarded the Sunday Times Playwriting Award for their play Shaking Cecelia, which went on to tour Europe. Tiffany has extensive experience of devising and collaborative theatrical creation, with credits for En Masse Theatre Company and London Quest. Tiffany is currently working on a screenplay with her writing partner, and has two stage plays in development. She has recently completed an MA in Playwriting at Goldsmiths College. For Hobo Theatre, Tiff has written Roundabout, the company's debut show at the Bush Theatre in 2012.
We've also been fortunate to work with lots of other talented folk including:
Designers Florence McHugh, Moi Tran, Alice Hodge, Emma Robinson and Bern Roche Farrelly
Lighting Designers Fridjthjofur Thorsteinsson and Josh Pharo
Sound Designers Josh Richardson and Marianna Roe
Musicians Andrei Ionescu and Ollie Pash
Production Managers Ria Samartzi and Sam Gosling
Movement Director Alexandra Baybutt and Fight Director Rebecca Perret
Not to mention Actors:
Katherine Manners, Karen Archer, Sally-Anne Badger, Jack Blackburn, Eleonora Cuciarelli, Meredith Bartmon, Harriet Layhe, Amelie Edwards, Rob Taylor-Hastings, Hayley Adams, Barry McStay, Harriet Green, Brendan Jones, Mariam Haque, Hilda Peter, Bogdan Silaghi, Marco Petrucco, Laura O'Keefe, Sophie Brittain, James Barbour, Alin Balascan, Catherine Rowney, Emma Connell, Ida Bonnast, Simon Yadoo, Violet Ryder, Richard Atwill, Rhian Marston-Jones, Alina Serban, James Meunier, Ian Bailey, Annabel Capper, Boris Mitkov, Heather Nimmo, Luke Shepherd, Amelia Sweetland, Adam Bellamy, Natasha Vieira, Laurie Harrington, Chloe Todd, Rosie Abraham, Helen Liggat.....plus lots of others who helped with workshops...thank you all!